Membership reports

The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014. The 2014 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...
The rising age of retirement means older workers as a proportion of the UK workforce will increase, yet those over 50 seeking work face many obstacles. The problem is often overlooked or ...
This definitive guide shows how salaries in the sector have changed since 2010, and provides a valuable guide to what salary you can expect and aim for. The report looks at differences in pay across...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most effective ways this can be...
This guide presents the current situation regarding parental leave and the statutory requirements for employers and acts as a best practice guide. The report provides recommendations for employers...
The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. Influencing the European Union is one of the best...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...

Guidance

Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have produced this guidance to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in the land-use...

Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when considering a planning application  for...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

This document provides guidance on how to make an ecosystem services assessment.  It explains what ecosystem services are, why an ecosystem services assessment needs to be made, and how it can add...

Forthcoming publications

Drones for environmental research

This Analysis piece will focus on the work of Amy Woodget, a scientist using exciting new drone technolgy to study physical river habitats.
Due to be published in May

Future cities

Our next journal will be looking at how environmental science could shape the cities of the future, as we strive for healthier, 'smarter' and more sustainable ways of living.
Due to be published in July

 

Poll

Are environmental issues being given enough attention in this election campaign?

Latest book review

This publication offers a concise overview of updates to the various guidance, legislation,...